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Rev. Rhaban (James) Tingerthal, O.S.B.
July 10, 1934 - July 4, 2009
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Father James Tingerthal OSB celebrates fifty years of monastic profession. Father James was born on July 10, 1934, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and professed first vows on July 11, 1955. In 1997 the Order of Saint Benedict recognized his twenty-five years of service that included positions as Principal for Saint John's Preparatory School and Coordinator of Special Events for Saint John's University. Father James served for three years as the superior of Saint Leo Abbey in St. Leo, Florida, from 2002 until 2005. (2005)

Father James began part-time teaching Mathematics at Saint John's Preparatory School while still studying theology. For twelve years, he taught Mathematics at the preparatory school except for the year he spent at Boston College earning a master's degree in Mathematics in 1969. Father James spent one academic year, 1968-1969, as director of the Study Abroad Program in Melk, Austria. While at Melk he taught English, Speech, and Social Studies as well as Mathematics. During several summers Father James took courses in Educational Administration that led to his being named Headmaster of Saint John's Preparatory School in 1972. As headmaster he opened the school to young women. (2009)

Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: July 11, 1955
Ordained: June 3, 1961
Died: July 4, 2009
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1956
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 2009

Possible names for Rev. Rhaban (James) Tingerthal, O.S.B.:
Fr. Rhabanus Tingerthal, Father Rhabanus Tingerthal
Fr. Rhaban Tingerthal, Father Rhaban Tingerthal
Fr. Jacobus Tingerthal, Father Jacobus Tingerthal
Fr. James Tingerthal, Father James Tingerthal

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